Rutherford County Fire & Rescue Urges Residents to Practice Fireplace Safety

Nov 23, 2021 at 03:41 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN— Fireplaces and chimneys represent a significant source of home heating fires.Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR) is offering safety tips to.... Read More

PulteGroup’s Built to Honor Program Will Break Ground on a New Mortgage-Free Home Donated to a Wounded Army Veteran

Nov 16, 2021 at 08:55 pm by WGNS

A local United States Army veteran recently received life-changing news about a new home. The PulteGroup is building Specialist Christopher Lewis a new mortgage-free home th.... Read More

Hot rides take to the Streets on Saturday for the 13th Annual Hammer Down for Habitat Poker Run

Sep 14, 2021 at 06:30 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN – Supporters of Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity will take to the streets THIS Saturday (September 18th) for the 13th Annual Hammer Down fo.... Read More

Report: Tennessee has 20th lowest mortgage loan approval rate in U.S.

Sep 06, 2021 at 10:32 am by WGNS

Pent-up demand from the pandemic, low interest rates, and a shortage of properties have created a booming housing market with near record levels of refinance activity. While t.... Read More

16.7% of Tennessee homeowners moved in 30+ years ago, 20th fewest in U.S.

Sep 03, 2021 at 09:29 am by WGNS

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, economic observers—and many frustrated aspiring homebuyers—have commented extensively on the extremely competitive market.... Read More

Report finds Tennessee median home price is $218K, 16th least expensive in U.S.

Jul 09, 2021 at 12:45 pm by WGNS

New data from the Case-Shiller Index reveals that the housing market is rising at a rate that hasn’t been seen in decades. While the year-over-year change in home prices.... Read More

USDA Extends Foreclosure Moratorium to July 31, 2021

Jun 25, 2021 at 12:36 pm by WGNS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture onThursday (6/24/21) extended through July 31, 2021, the moratorium on foreclosures from properties financed by USDA Single-Family Hous.... Read More

UPDATE: More News on the Future of the Low-Head Dam behind the Sam Davis Home and Near Smyrna Elementary School

May 25, 2021 at 11:17 am by WGNS

Talks continue over what to do with a low-head dam that is in disrepair. The location of the structure that was built in 1939 is directly behind the historic Sam Davis Home an.... Read More

Local Habitat for Humanity Program to Receive Boost in Funding to help with 15 New Homes

Apr 20, 2021 at 10:16 am by WGNS

A $300,000 check presentation will take place on Wednesday and that check will benefit the local Habitat for Humanity program in Rutherford County.An FHLB Cincinnati Affordabl.... Read More

Safe at Home Address Confidentiality Program

Apr 01, 2021 at 08:49 am by WGNS

At the beginning of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Secretary of State Tre Hargett wants to remindTennesseans about Safe at Home, the free statewide address confidentiality pr.... Read More

Rutherford County Register of Deeds Recommends Registering on Free Land Alert Site to Lessen Risk of "Deed Theft"

Mar 05, 2021 at 11:00 am by WGNS

UPDATED: Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Register of Deeds Heather Dawbarn recommends property owners register on MyLandAlert.com, a free service that will alert.... Read More

TN Health News: Tennessee Removes State Visitation Restrictions for Long-term Care Facilities

Feb 25, 2021 at 09:01 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health announced state-specific visitation restrictions for long-term care facilities will end effective February 28, 2021. Facilities should.... Read More

State Farm Presents Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity with a $15,000 Grant to Build Affordable Homes and Empower Families

Feb 04, 2021 at 09:57 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN – Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity (RCHFH) is excited to receive a $15,000 grant from State Farm Insurance. Funds will be used to support the.... Read More

Report finds Tennessee has 13th most single-family rentals

Jan 20, 2021 at 01:15 pm by WGNS

Things have changed for landlords, property owners and renters throughout Tennessee, thanks to the COVID Pandemic.Since the last recession, one of the key drivers of growth in.... Read More

Tennessee has 15th Lowest Percentage of Parents with Remote Friendly "Work from Home" Jobs

Dec 10, 2020 at 11:49 am by WGNS

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a major shift towards remote work. While working from home has its benefits for certain individuals, including no commute time, a better.... Read More

As Temperatures Drop, Concern Grows over Home Fire Safety in Tennessee

Nov 27, 2020 at 09:16 am by WGNS

According to the state of Tennessee fire records in 2020, there have been 81 fire fatalities across the state. That is the same number as the total fire fatalities from 2019..... Read More

TN Firearms Assoc. Report Highlights Proposed Bill to Expand Individual's Capacity to Defend Home and Property

Nov 20, 2020 at 09:30 am by WGNS

Report Released by John Harris, Executive Director of the Tennessee Firarms Association:Rep. Jay D. Reedy has filed House Bill 0011 which proposes a major change in Tennessee.... Read More

TENNESSEE: 5.6% of All Homes Were Built Before 1940 - Rutherford Co. has 2,800 homes built pre-1939

Nov 13, 2020 at 11:00 am by WGNS

When it comes to buying a newly-built home, demand far outpaces supply. A survey from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) found that in 2018, 31 percent of home b.... Read More

Firefighters Save Family’s Home from Grease Fire

Nov 04, 2020 at 08:45 am by WGNS

Quick response times and fast-moving firefighters saved one family’s home from a grease fire.Family members who live at the home on the 100 block of Mason Circle called.... Read More

Tennessee Is Investing the 10th Most in New Housing in 2020

Oct 09, 2020 at 10:21 am by WGNS

Both new home sales and new home construction fell sharply in spring, during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, both have rebounded aggressively, with new home sales.... Read More